ERIC Number: ED411427
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
American Council on Consumer Interests Annual Conference (43rd, Salt Lake City, Utah, April 2-5, 1997).
Leech, Irene E., Ed.
Consumer Interests Annual, v43 1997
This annual publication contains 66 presentations, poster sessions, papers, and panel and workshop sessions. Invited and refereed papers are as follows: "View from the States" (Humphrey); "Consumer Policy Perspectives" (Byrne); "Consumers' Response to Credit Card Solicitations" (Hogarth, Shue); "Welfare Impact of Apparel Price Increases" (Fan et al.); "Consumer Satisfaction with Vehicle Leasing" (DeVaney, Bechman); "Why We Need Economic Insights to Know What's Good for Us" (Morgan); "Economic Impact of Widowhood in the 1990s" (Holden, Zick); "Beyond Control? Understanding Consumer Behavior Using a Measure for Consumer Locus of Control" (Busseri et al.); "Who Leaves the Farm?" (Kolodinsky, Pelch); "Paid and Unpaid Contributions of Wives to Family Businesses" (Rowe, Hong);"Retirement Savings of Nonfarm Self-Employed Workers" (DeVaney et al.); "Consumption Patterns of Asian-Canadians and Canadian-Born" (Sharpe, Abdel-Ghany); "Chinese Adolescent Consumer Socialization" (Cao et al.); "Decision-Making Styles of Young-Adult Chinese Consumers" (Fan et al.); "Experiential Consumption" (Friedman); "Indicative Measures of Health Risk Information on Fat and Cholesterol for U.S. and Japanese Consumers" (Kim, Chern); "Economic Security Issues of Married Couples versus Unmarried Couples" (Dolan, Stum); "Who Gets It Right?" (Kolodinsky et al.); "Fresh Vegetable Prices" (Eastwood et al.); "Effects of Consumer Beliefs on Responses to Pesticide Residue Concerns" (Deodhar et al.); "Using Positive Behavioral Models to Help Older Consumers Avoid Victimization by Confidence Swindlers" (Friedman); "Consumer Protection in South Korea" (Joo); "Financial Difficulty Measured as Monthly Deficit" (Williams); "Overspending Behavior of Households with and without Vehicle Purchases" (Jayathirtha et al.); "Information as a Key Determinant of Medicaid Managed Care Health Plan Enrollment" (Morton); "Event History Analysis of the Retirement Process" (Kolodinsky); "Financing Long Term Care" (Stum); "Elderly Volunteers" (Kim, Hong. Selected other papers are as follows: "Who Gets Grandma's Yellow Pie Plate? A Consumer Education Program Addressing the Transfer of Non-titled Property" (Stum); "Credit Card Behaviors of University Students" (Allen, Jover); "Divorce Education" (Fletcher et al.); "Do Employee Wellness Participants Incur Lower Health Care Costs" (Haynes et al.);"Employers Pay Dearly for the Poor Personal Financial Behavior of Employees" (Garman, Leech); "Delivering Useful Information for Consumers" (Lee); "Privacy Issues on the World Wide Web" (Dolan et al.); and "Mentor's Advice: How to Get Hired, Tenured, and Promoted" (Xiao et al.). (YLB)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adults, College Students, Consumer Economics, Consumer Education, Consumer Protection, Credit Cards, Credit (Finance), Cultural Differences, Decision Making, Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Divorce, Economic Impact, Employed Women, Foreign Countries, Home Management, Merchandise Information, Microeconomics, Money Management, Older Adults, Purchasing, Racial Differences, Retirement, Self Employment, Volunteers
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Council on Consumer Interests, Columbia, MO.
Identifiers - Location: Japan; South Korea; Taiwan